Feb 24, 2013 5:00am PST
's such a big event, the resignation of pope benedict the 16. father joseph is with us. please tell ben draper that i said hi. >> did he punish you too? >> no. saint joe's wouldn't take me. the world must be calling you. you must be on all of the media. >> no. not too much. >> you are well known. >> when he was elected, i had my two weeks of fame. because i was the only american that was known to have had a knowledge of the pope, you know. so i was very famous then. >> and an inside one. i don't want to ask you too many private questions. but do you write to one another at all? >> no. he wrote me once a couple years ago. >> okay. >> it's interesting, he has a friend who he made a cardinal and he has a book of lit ry. he writes me. we would like to -- would you permit this book to be permitted to be published in india? and i said yes, holy father. so he is asking me permission. pretty interesting. >> and so i want to ask you too. you published all -- how did that come about? is that coincidence or did knowing him give him a certain confidence.